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17 Things You Need to Know About Martin Kaymer

June 2014
Philip Kaymer

His brother is almost as good as he is.
Philip Kaymer, two years Martin's senior, was himself a good junior golfer. Their parents forbade them from playing the same events, wanting them to encourage each other rather than compete. But the boys fondly remember secretly entering one tournament where they faced off in the final, Philip winning on the final hole. When Martin entered first stage of European Tour Q school in 2005, Philip joined him to lend his support. Martin finished first and Philip finished last, then headed to law school. -- R.H.
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